Cultus Lake BC

DSC07693FThis beautiful fresh water lake which boasts a lot of great amenities is the perfect place for a day visit or a week of camping.  Summer is a bustling time on the lake with many people enjoying the beaches and a wide variety of water sports including jet-skiing and canoeing with a few rental outlets as well…

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Jim Kaemingh Sr Trail Lynden WA

DSC01795FEnjoy this 3.3 mile trail in Lynden WA a terrific calorie burner before you indulge yourself along Front Street. There you will find a few great restaurants, some very unique boutique shops, antique shops and a phenomenal pastry shop, The Lynden Dutch Bakery.   Lynden is so enticing it has even compelled Donald Trump to visit, you should as well…

Redondo Beach CA


Redondo Beach offers a large pier perfect for a stroll any time of the day especially, around sunset.  While you soak up a beautiful sunset you can enjoy some great seafood from a wide variety of restaurants.  If you need to take a time out from the sun, you might want to stop by the Fun Factory which is an arcade and small amusement park, kids will have a blast here…

Grand Canyon AZ

Grandcanyon_2016_01_30_Dsc05402FThe Grand Canyon is one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The canyon is a single gorge with an average depth of one mile, an average width of ten miles and approximately 277 miles in length.  What needs to be said other than you need to go there and see it for yourself, it is absolutely breath taking…

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Catalina Island CA


It’s the F***ING Catalina Wine Mixer, well not really, but it makes for a hilarious souvenir t-shirt or baseball cap.  Catalina Island is a wonderful place to visit for a day trip with some great restaurants, a lot of fun activities and some rich history. It’s worth a tour of the Casino to find out what secrets the island holds.  Most notably, Marilyn Monroe and Natalie Wood…

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Long Beach CA


Long Beach boasts a busy cruise ship port, with a wide variety of shopping and restaurants close by. Make sure you visit The RMS Queen Mary where it is moored as a fully functional Hotel. It’s a fun place to stay or just to go take a tour. If you visit around Halloween you can also go Ghost hunting. The Pacific Aquarium is another noteworthy place to visit, go see Sharks, Penguins and other sea creatures, check out the Jellyfish exhibit and then go eat a cooked one at the cafe. Use the Aqualink where they will shuttle you around the shoreline. Catch the Catalina Express for a great Day trip to Catalina Island.

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Santa Monica Beach CA


A great California beach is just 45 minutes from the LAX airport.  Enjoy miles of beautiful, clean sandy beaches.  The Santa Monica Pier offers an amusement park right on the Pier with a great Roller Coaster and Ferris Wheel as well as a few other fun rides.  Although the rides are no match to a large theme park, the uniqueness of the pier make it worth a visit. You will find a few great dining selections right on the Pier. The most notable being the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.  The Third Street Promenade is just a few blocks up from the Pier with a lot of great shopping and all of the usual comforts.

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